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  1. About Last Night: San Antonio’s Beast Mode

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy buying milk and cookies to hasten the arrival of World Cup mascot Fuleco, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Kawhi Leonard poured in a career-high 29 points for the San Antonio Spurs, who shot an o...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  2. Terry Crews Just Inherited 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire�...

    Zach Dionne

    Terry Crews is the new host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Just let that sink in a second. Terry "I'm Great in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Hilarious on Arrested Development, and Utterly Insane When Old Spice Asks Me to Be" Cr...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  3. NFL Week 17 Winners and Losers: The Lucky Chargers, the Scary Pac...

    Robert Mays

    Winners Packers: Aaron Rodgers wasn't particularly Aaron Rodgers–like, Eddie Lacy looked hobbled, the Packers' defense continued its horrendous stretch, and Green Bay still went into Chicago and won. After the game, Rodgers said it was great...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  4. The Listowel Races of Ireland

    Charles P. Pierce

    The story of the Listowel Races is one of poets and pubkeepers, of farmers and families, of a shepherd and her grandson, who returned to Ireland for the festival this fall.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  5. Bad Cop and Bad, Bad Cop: Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane Take Over ...

    Graham Parker

    For those of you who have given Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign a miss, you didn't miss much. Ireland, under Giovanni Trappatoni, may have gotten within a Thierry Henry handball of the 2010 finals and qualified for last year's European Champi...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  6. 0-Day NFL Warning: The NFL DEFCON Scale

    Robert Mays

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you're in luck! We here at the Triangle are providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football's return. We're finally here. After 113 days, th...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  7. What We Know About Bruce Arians's Quest to Keep the Kangol Indust...

    Robert Mays

    Most of the news from the first day of this year's NFL combine has been standard podium fare. The Bears haven't started contract talks with Jay Cutler. Greg Schiano is channeling Lovie Smith. Jeff Ireland still sees a role for Reggie Bush in Miami. ...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  8. Michigan-Alabama, Clemson-Auburn, and everything else that matter...

    John Brandon

    The week in college football.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  9. This Irish TV Announcer Needs to Start Calling NBA Games Immediat...

    Chris Ryan

    Output_Merge by f702930598 Via Dave Higgins and The voice you hear is Timmy McCarthy, a play-by-play guy for Ireland's RTÉ network. His level of excitement for Russell Westbrook's dunk at the 1:27 mark made all my hair fall out. Put...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  10. Euro 2012: Free Mario Balotelli!

    Chris Ryan

    Or at least let him speak his mind! On Monday, the Italian striker scored his second-ever goal for Italy, roasting Ireland defender John O'Shea with a volleyed hit to put Italy up, 2-0, on Ireland, in stoppage time, and secure their passage to the Eu...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  11. Boardwalk Empire Recap: Gaelic Shots

    Molly Lambert

    Belfast, Ireland, home of the Belfast boardwalk. Nucky has brought his father's coffin along with Owen Sleater, crusher of skulls and gee. Margaret is stuck at home. Every time I see Katie the maid now I think she is going to blow someone and turn in...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  12. How to Win $3 Million at the Breeders Cup

    Charles P. Pierce

    So this is how you win a $3 million horse race over the turf on Breeders Cup Saturday. If you're a trainer named Aidan O'Brien, and you've won the Juvenile Turf already today, you bring a horse called St. Nicholas Abbey over from Ballydoyle in Irelan...

    Blog | November 05, 2011